FedEx UK made four acquisitions totalling £13.8m in the past 10 months – but has declined the opportunity to say why. The acquisitions are noted as events that took place after the closure of the most recent financial year at the UK arm of the international express delivery giant on 31 May 2016. On 3 June 2016 it acquired 100% of Roseglen Enterprises for £1.9m. Companies House describes the activities of the firm as “postal activities under universal service obligation”. […]
WH Bowker has bought the warehousing and transport operations at five sites belonging to Potter Logistics for an undisclosed sum.
Leicester-based packaged chemicals logistics provider HW Coates Holdings has declared another rise in turnover for its last financial year but a significant decline in profits.
XPO Logistics has begun raising $3.26bn (£2.1bn) to finance its takeover of Norbert Dentressangle and for other, as yet unspecified acquisitions.